Rs 20 lakh expenditure limit for Haryana Mayor poll

ANI | Updated: Nov 20, 2018 16:15 IST

Chandigarh [India], Nov 20 (ANI): As per the provision made in Section 8B of the Haryana Municipal Corporation Act, 1994, the Haryana State Election Commission has prescribed Rs 20 lakh as the limit of expenditure for the candidates contesting the election of Mayor of Municipal Corporation.
While stating this, State Election Commissioner Dr Dalip Singh said in a press statement on Tuesday that the other instructions issued vide notification dated May 18, 2017, would remain unchanged.
It may be recalled that the State Election Commission had prescribed the election expenditure limit for contesting candidates for the member of Municipal Corporations vide its notification dated May 18, 2017.
Haryana Municipal Corporation Act, 1994 has been amended by the Government according to which Mayor in the state will be chosen through the direct election by the electors of all wards of the concerned Municipal Corporation. (ANI)